White Mountain butterfly

noun

Definition of White Mountain butterfly 

: a delicate brownish butterfly (Oeneis melissa semidea) of the family Satyridae found near the peaks of the White mountains

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History and Etymology for White Mountain butterfly

from White mountains, mountains of the Appalachian range in northern New Hampshire

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